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This is the moment a woman in a Honda goes backwards in circles and crashes into six vehicles while she is trying to park.
The unnamed motorist, who is reportedly in her 50s, blamed the tough rubber floor mats in her footwell, claiming the accelerator pedal probably became trapped underneath.
The accident happened on 11th June in Zichuan District of Zibo, a city in East China’s Shandong Province, on a road named Jixiang – Mandarin for ‘lucky’.
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The footage shows the driver in her black Honda Accord suddenly speeding backwards, clipping a parked car before slamming into an SUV on the road behind her.
But her Honda continues to drive backwards at speed, doing one and a half circles before completing the 540-degree accident by crashing into a group of pedestrians and electric mopeds on the nearby pavement.
Images show the crashed Honda having knocked over the vehicles and now parked on top of baskets belonging to a cherry vendor.
Zibo police said one pedestrian was injured but not seriously.
They are still investigating the case.
The Honda owner said: “I was driving. I didn’t park very straight, so I looked behind me to see if there was space for me to make an adjustment.
“I don’t know what happened. I crashed into the car behind me and lost all control. I spun three times and was terrified afterwards.
“A friend of mine, who is a car mechanic, said my accelerator pedal probably became stuck underneath my floor mat.”
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